- Continuing success of Bugatti’s iconic Veyron supercar has led to a further extension of Ricardo’s Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) manufacturing contract
- As a result of the new order announced today, construction of the advanced, award-winning DCT will now continue for a further year to the end of 2014
The seven-speed DCT of the Veyron is the result of a highly successful design, development and manufacturing collaboration between Ricardo and Bugatti, encompassing both the transmission hardware and its electronic control unit and software. This state-of-the-art transmission is an important contributor to the high quality driving experience offered by all versions of the Bugatti Veyron. In addition to providing support on the design and development of the DCT, Ricardo has been responsible for the manufacture and supply of these class-leading transmissions for all versions of the Veyron since the launch of this exceptional supercar product.
“We are pleased to be able to announce this further extension of our longstanding and highly successful collaboration between Ricardo and Bugatti,” said Ricardo director of high performance transmission products Mark Barge. “The Veyron represents the ultimate in high quality automotive design, engineering and manufacture, and we are proud to have been able to extend the support provided to Bugatti in the design, engineering and manufacture its advanced DCT.”
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